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August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Aug 16, 2014Der Spiegel reports that the current and former U.S. secretary of state were the inadvertent targets of German surveillance.
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Jan 29, 2013 — The Massachusetts Democrat will succeed Hillary Clinton. His departure from the Senate is likely to spark a fierce battle for his vacant seat.
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Jan 23, 2013 — The partisan feuding in Washington has eased over the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya. But as the secretary of state testifies, Libya and other countries in the region remain unsettled.
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Dec 13, 2012 — With U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice withdrawing her name from secretary of state consideration Thursday, attention turned to Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as a possible successor to Hillary Clinton. And that would have repercussions on Capitol Hill and in Massachusetts.
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Jul 18, 2012 — The 2008 GOP presidential nominee came to the defense of Hilary Clinton's longtime aide on the Senate floor. While Sen. John McCain didn't mention Rep. Michele Bachmann by name, he made clear he wants her to stop suggesting the aide is helping the Muslim Brotherhood.
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Jun 29, 2012 — The commercial uses the Washington Post and Hillary Clinton circa 2008 to attack President Obama and his campaign for dishonesty. They're not exactly the usual suspects in Republican ads.
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Nov 15, 2011 — For many years, Chelsea Clinton refused to be interviewed by the press. Now that she's joined their ranks, as a special correspondent for NBC News, many in the news industry have reacted with a figurative eye-roll at the irony.
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Oct 18, 2011 — She is the highest-level U.S. official to visit Libya since the Gadhafi regime's collapse. Among the initiatives Clinton will announce: Donations of medical equipment to treat the war-wounded.
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May 2, 2011 — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a blunt warning to followers of Osama bin Laden, especially Taliban members in Pakistan and Afghanistan: You cannot wait us out. You cannot defeat us.
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Mar 1, 2011 — As armed clashes escalate in Libya, the country is on the brink of a drawn-out conflict, according to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. And the U.S. is considering military options such as a no-fly zone, Clinton told a House committee Tuesday.
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